Camden Crawl 2011

Saturday 30th April to Sunday 1st May 2011
venues in Camden, London, NW1 0NE, England MAP
2-day pass £63.50, or £39.50 for either day
last updated: Wed 6th Apr 2011

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Spread over over a mile and a half Camden Crawlers can sample new talent for over thirty hours across more than forty venues. In addition to live music acts, the festival also features an array of interactive daytime activities and cutting edge performances across the arts. Camden Crawlers are allowed unlimited access to all Crawl venues, after show parties and daytime activities.

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The 2011 Gaymers Camden Crawl will be held over May Bank Holiday weekend; Saturday 30th April and Sunday 1st May.


Confirmed as playing on both days are Becoming Real, Benjamin Francis Leftwich, Cate Le Bon, Cloud Control, Dels, Divorce, Dry The River, Fever Fever, Fiction, Flats, Holy State, Japanese Voyeurs, John & Jehn, Kong, Little Comets, Lulu and the Lampshades, Marques Toliver, Martyna Baker, MNDR, Spectrals, Team Ghost, and The Phantom Band.

Saturday's line-up will include Andrew Davie, Bo Ningen, Chickenhawk, Civil Civic, Comanechi, Crowns, D/R/U/G/S, Dananananaykroyd, Eagulls, Frankie And The Heartstrings, Ghostpoet, Mums Of Death, Rainbow Arabia, St Etienne, SBTRKT , Tanlines, The Agitator, The King Blues, The Qemists, Those Dancing Days, Turbowolf, Two Wounded Birds, Villagers, Warrior One, and Wild Palms.

Whilst appearing on the final day will be 2:54, Banjo Or Freakout, Beth Jeans Houghton, Thecocknbullkid, Dam Mantle, Dinosaur Pile Up, Django Django, Foreign Office, Hadouken!, Hedoniacs, Housse De Racket, Hudson Mohawke, Johnny Foreigner, Let's Buy Happiness, Lethal Bizzle, P Money, Peggy Sue, PolarBear, S.C.U.M., Sarabeth Tucek, Sissy And The Blisters, Sound Of Rum, Star Slinger, The Chapman Family, The Computers, Toddla T, Tom Williams & The Boat, Veronica Falls, and Visions of Trees.

For the line-up details, and day splits, as available please click here.
The Crawl daytime schedule of events programme kicks off from midday on both days and runs until 6:00 pm when the evening live music Crawl extravaganza embarks.

The evening line-ups are selected by a committee of music industry types, including radio DJs, club promoters, journalists and record labels. The most hotly tipped acts will appear on the bill both days, alternating venues on Saturday and Sunday. All other artists will perform on one day or evening of the event only.

The 2011 Crawl will, in addition to its line-up of live music acts, also feature an array of interactive daytime activities and cutting edge performances across the arts, including comedy, visual art, arts & crafts, spoken word, bingo & quizzes, short films, theatre, and more.

The programme will kick off from midday on Saturday 30th April with DJs & aftershow parties running until the early hours of the following bank holiday Monday. Upon arrival ticket holders will receive an all access wristband (individual venue capacities permitting), programme guide, magazine and download album at the ticket exchange point to help navigate their festival adventures.


Early bird tickets are no longer available. Tickets are priced at at £63.50 for a 2-day pass, with day tickets priced at £39.50 for either day. To buy tickets, click here.

All festival tickets will allow access to ALL venues and no supplementary passes will be required in 2011. 'Crawlers' are granted unlimited access to all official festival venues featuring more than 200 live artists, daytime activities & arts programme and aftershow parties capacity permitting. The full line-ups and stage times remain a closely guarded secret until each night and surprise guests may appear at any time and at any venue.

Wristbands and programmes

Wristbands and programmes announcing the full line ups and timings are obtainable from 11:00 am onward each day at the Camden Crawl ticket exchange point located at The Roundhouse, Chalk Farm Road. Please note that 2-day pass holders will need to return to ticket exchange to collect Sunday's timetable. Festival goers are advised to arrive early as there will be a full daytime programme on both days from 12:00 pm. Doors open for evening schedule at 5:30pm at most venues. There will be late night after show parties featuring live bands and DJs until 4:00 am both days.

Fringe music

Fringe events include Rough Trade Shops Sessions, Phil McIntyre Entertainment, The Hawley Arms Presents, The Magpie's Nest presenting May Day! May Day!, and Andy Ross Presents on both days at the Spread Eagle.

Reggae Roast takeover Edinboro Castle on Saturday with Harp For Hangovers there on Sunday.

Leicester's Summer Sundae Weekender travels to Gaymers Camden Crawl for the weekend to host the Roundhouse Patio & Barbecue event on Saturday and sunday showcasing acts in the intimate surrounds of The Roundhouse’s outdoor terrace.

The Red Bull Bedroom Jam Arena returns for its second year at the Crawl. Located at the main festival entrance point in the street closure of Hawley Crescent, this 2,500 capacity venue is the only outdoor element of the Crawl.

Art with music

There's a blend of art and music from Poster Roast, Craft Guerrilla, and the BUST magazine Craftacular. There's a Daydreaming Mass at St Michael’s with James Lavelle on both days, and a Magic Night on Sunday. The East End Film Festival comes to North London for two days at The Forge.

The daytime comedy schedule includes Camden's very own annual comedy festival the Camden fringe with comedy on both days at verious venues from Get Comedy, Really Lovely Comedy, Old Rope, Best Medicine, the MC Tiernan Douieb hosted Fat Tuesday comedy club, and Gag Reflex.

Spoken word

There's poetry on Sunday with Bang Said The Gun including the crowning of The Crawl's 2011 Poetry Slam Champion at Buck's Head.


The theatre line-up has not yet been announced.

Visual Arts & Crafts

Expect a programme of visual arts.

Interactive events and games

Rockaoke at the Ice Wharf. Pop quizzes with Rough Trade's Paul Guided Missile on Saturday and The Popbitch Popquiz, and Sounds Familiar Music Quiz, on Sunday at the Grand Union.

More information will be here when available.

Camden Crawl 2009

Saturday 30th April to Sunday 1st May 2011
venues in Camden, London, NW1 0NE, England MAP
2-day pass £63.50, or £39.50 for either day
last updated: Wed 6th Apr 2011

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